New York: Harper & Brothers, 1891. First Edition. Hardcover. Item #29706
iv, 468pp + 8pp of publisher's advertisements. Original light blue decorated cloth stamped in gold, black adn white on the front panel, lettered and decorated in gold on the spine panel. Signed and inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper: "She gazed ahead through / a long reach of future days / strung together like pearls on / a rosary. / The New England Nun Page 17. / Mary E. Wilkins Freeman, / Metuchen, New Jersey. / June eleventh, 1906." Collects twenty-four stories. Private library number label on the front free endpaper, light wear to spine ends, corner tips bruised. A bright, very good+ copy. BAL 6325. Wright III.2036. ; Octavo; Signed by Author.